Minerals Plan: Key Issues & Options

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Tom French - Derbyshire County Council 18 Aug 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part One: Background Information Chapter 4: A Portrait of Minerals in Derbyshire the Usage & Markets section

  • Comment ID: /3997185/7
Paragraph 4.31 - would benefit from clarification, as it may appear contradictory as "Most sand and gravel originating in Derbyshire is used within 10 - 15 miles of the pits" yet "In 2005, 21% of total sand and gravel output from Derbyshire was used within the county, with 73% being exported to elsewhere". Is most of it going to Nottingham/North Leicestershire/Staffs then?
Roger Caisley - Suon Ltd 12 Aug 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part One: Background Information Chapter 4: A Portrait of Minerals in Derbyshire the Usage & Markets section

  • Comment ID: /3981825/12
Para. 4.27: Not sure this is a very accurate representation of the limestone quality issue where there is considerable interplay between the physical and chemical properties. Para.4.30: Not sure that the site rmc plants provide concrete for pre-cast plants these usually have their own rmc plants on site.
Roger Caisley - Suon Ltd 12 Aug 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part One: Background Information Chapter 4: A Portrait of Minerals in Derbyshire the Usage & Markets section

  • Comment ID: /3981825/13
Should also make reference to development of clean coal technologies which will maintain if not increase coal use for energy supply, certainly during the period of the plan
David Bolton - UK Coal Surface Mines Restoration Ltd. 12 Aug 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part One: Background Information Chapter 4: A Portrait of Minerals in Derbyshire the Usage & Markets section

  • Comment ID: /3603521/2
Coal resources are of national importance as has been demonstrated and confirmed in the recent planning decision by the Secretary of State in the Huntington Lane planning inquiry. Para 16 of the Secretary of State's decision states: The Secretary of State agrees with the Inspector's reasoning and conclusions on the need for the minerals as set out in the Inspector's Report. He observes that there was no dispute at the inquiry about the importance of coal in the UK's domestic energy mix and, li